Principal & Chief Operating Officer
Lori Hoch, JD is a Principal of Cortina Asset Management where she has served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer since its inception in 2004. Lori has more than 20 years’ experience in the investment industry. She began her career as a securities attorney for two national law firms. Prior to Cortina, she was with M&I Investment Management Corp., now known as BMO Asset Management Corp., where she served as Vice President and Corporate Counsel and as Chief Compliance Officer. Lori also headed the IRA Rollover Department where she successfully launched new products and was responsible for product marketing and design. Lori is a frequent speaker on compliance, trading and operations topics. Lori serves on Cortina Asset Management’s Board of Managers.
Education: B.A. and B.S. University of Arizona; J.D., University of Southern California Law Center
Managing Director, Institutional Services
Jim Klaus is Managing Director of Institutional Services and has been with Cortina Asset Management since 2009. He has 20 years’ experience in the investment industry. Jim’s primary responsibilities include institutional client service and consultant relations. In this role, he works closely with the investment team on the investment process, as well as client portfolio oversight and implementation. Prior to joining Cortina, Jim served as Senior Relationship Manager working with institutional clients and investment consultants with Wells Capital Management. Before that he was with M&I Investment Management Corp., now known as BMO Asset Management Corp., as Vice President for institutional client service and portfolio management.
Education: B.S., University of Wisconsin; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee